Starling's Summary

Weekly information, updates, calendar and more

The week ahead... September 28 - October 2 College Week

Monday, September 28 - Ask a stupid question day


Tuesday, September 29- National Good Neighbor Day

Picture Day - refer to schedule and lunch will be in your classroom

SIOP cohort

College Night @ Taylor High School


Wednesday, September 30 - Confucius Day

http://chinaunique.com/cookie/fortune.htm (click on link for your fortune)


Starling Out

SIOP cohort

Neuhaus cohort

United Way after school program


Thursday, October 1 - Breast Cancer Awareness Month Begins

SIOP cohort

G/T pullout begins


Friday, October 2 - National Custodial Worker Recognition Day and World Smile Day

Progress Reports due to coach


Saturday, October 3 -

Math lead teacher meeting

Mission Monday

For Students:

Write a thank you note to someone that has done something to help you be successful at school this year.


For staff:

Since Friday is National Custodial Worker Recognition Day, please as a team, group or individually do something for our custodial staff - notes, posters, food, whatever you feel like doing.

Celebrations and Shout outs

Mrs. Goodman - Welcome greeting poster has idea for the day for the affirmation and awesome word.


These teachers had TLWs on left side of board, daily schedule shown in a flow map, welcome greeting poster on door/by door, cliipboard with lesson plans by door:


Rodgers, Cavazos, Anderson, Goodman, Mejia, A. Juarez, Becerra, Aguilar, Solano, Frank, Torres, Adams, Kennedy, Akinrinde, Velez, Austin, Powe, C. Rodriguez, F. Hernandez, Vega, Orbegoso, L. Juarez, Rock, Jackson, Marsh


Thank you content team for pulling together a very informative New Teacher session and Thank you new teachers for your active participation.

Staff Birthdays

29 - Jacqueline Sims

30 - Jaime Farrington

Updates and Reminders

Great students at your door daily at 7:45 to get them started on the right foot. It really makes a difference if you commit to this.


Refer to this article for research and impact. http://www.teachers.net/wong/OCT13/

What NOT to do in your PLC or The Christmas Program Dilemma

Reminder - Innovation Grants

Do you have a wish list for your classroom?


Take advantage of the money available through these grants - if you are a grant first timer, we have lots of expertise on this campus to help you through the process.


Go To: Common/1516/Innovation Grants

Deadlines are approaching...

Let me know anything that needs to be added to the calendar, shout outs, reminders, etc